Saturday, January 26 - Little Miss Redbud Pageant

10:00 a.m. North Caddo Elementary Middle School, $5 admission.  7 age divisions, Newborn to 10 years of age compete in Beauty, Photogenic & Best Dressed.   For more information: or call Kellie Morris at 318-378-4710 (before 8:00 p.m.).  Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.   Print Entry Form

Saturday, January 26 - Miss Louisiana Redbud Pageant
6:30 p.m.  - North Caddo Elementary Middle School, $5 admission.  Young ladies 11 to 19 years of age compete in Interview, Lifestyle & Fitness, Evening Wear and Opening Number with Introductions!  6 titles to be awarded.     For more information: or call Kellie Morris at 318-378-4710 (before 8:00 p.m.)   Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.     Print Entry Form

Sunday, March 1 -  Miss Wilted Redbud
7:00 p.m. North Caddo High School, there will be two divisions for men:  Junior Division - 9-12, Senior Division - 18 & Up, and Business/Charity Division.  Entry fee for Junior & Senior Division is $20 per person.   Entry fee for Business/Charity Division is $50.00 per person.   Cash prizes awarded to winner in Individual Division.   All entry fees for Business/Charity Division will be donated to a local charity of choice.  For more information call Vanessa Hughes at 318-510-5066 or Betty Comer at 318-564-0451.  Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.  
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March 8 - Redbud Gospel Night
Come and listen to soloist and area groups.  Enjoy an evening of  "good ole" Christian music.  Admission will be canned good donation for the food pantry.  Vivian United Methodist Church, 6:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m.  For more information, contact Betty Comer @ 318-564-0451.  Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.

March 9 - Redbud Clean-Up Day
Mayor Festavan and the  Louisiana Redbud Festival Association ask you to take this day to clean up your yard and surroundings.  Cleanup begins at 8:00 a.m. on the Town Square.  Please do your part in making our Community all that it can be.

March 13 - Youth Rally@NCMHS Auditorium
Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association!   Great time of Worship and Special Message.  Rally begins at 6:00 p.m. All church groups and area youth are invited.

March 11-16 - NCMC Ruby Collins Memorial Redbud Treasure Hunt
Treasure Hunt Sponsored by the North Caddo Medical Center.  Listen for NCMC's clues on KNCB Radio, 105.3 FM & 1320 AM from 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.   Look for them online at and the Louisiana Redbud Facebook page after 10:00 a.m.  Don's forget to tune into KNCB for first shot at the clues.  Treasure is worth $300 this year.  Get another  $100 with a new LA Redbud Festival T-shirt.   Good luck!!  For more information, call Mary Coil at 318-375-4025.

March 13-16 - Miller Spectacular Carnival
Open Wed. - Thurs. 6 p.m., Fri. 5:30 p.m., Sat. Noon.  Located on the lot next to the WalMart Parking Lot.  Weather permitting, may open earlier.March 14 - Redbud Barrel Race

March14 - Redbud Barrel Race
It's back!!  -Sponsored by Red River Riders.  Books open at 5pm.  Exhibitions ($4 each or 3/$10) from 5 :30 - 7:30.  Show starts at 8 pm with peewee.  $25 entry fee with a $10 signup fee per rider.  $500 added!  For more information call Meghan Thomas  @ 318-423-7420 or Holly Compton @ 318-564-6605.

March 15 - Friday Night Live

Sponsored by Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.  FREE admission.  Located at the Stage in front of the Train Depot.  Come enjoy yourself with Karaoke.  Good music and good times!

March 15-16 -1st Annual LRCA Redbud Rodeo 

1st Annual LRCA Rodeo, presented by Red River Rodeo Company. Admission is $10 for Adults, $5 for Children ages 5-10, free for children 5 and under.  For more info, contact Michael Iman 318.507.8787.  


Redbud Photo Contest
Entries can be mailed to P. O. Box 1, Vivian, LA 71082 or dropped in the door mail slot of the Redbud Building.  Contest runs from February 8 - March 13, 2019.    All Entries must be 8x10, include a Redbud tree or blossom in the photo, and your name, division, and contact information on the back.  Entries will be uploaded to the Redbud Facebook page and will be judged by public vote.   Children’s division ages 6-15, Adult - 16 plus.  For more information call Adam Hutchison at 318-402-8664 or Vanessa Hughes after 4pm at 318-510-5066.

19th Annual Louisiana Redbud 5K Run & Health Walk
Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.   USATF Certified.  Age divisions, male & female: 

9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & over.  Advance registration is $10 for students, $15 for adults, $15 & $20 after March 12th.  Run will start at the Vivian United Methodist Church at 8 a.m. and will end at City Hall.  $100 Cash awards given to male and female overall winners.  Medals will be awarded three deep in age category.   For more information, call Devin Washington 318-517-8869.   Print Race Form  

Pancake Breakfast

Pancakes, sausage and all the trimmings have attracted hundreds of people for over 25 years to this famous event.  Held at North Caddo Medical Center Cafe . 815 South Pine Street . 7 am - 9:30 am.  Pre-sale Tickets are available at the Chamber Office or the Railroad Depot for $5 or at the door for $6.   

Booths, Arts, Crafts, & Fun Entertainment
Stroll through the downtown streets and visit the vendors from this community and across the country who will display arts and crafts and festival foods.  Artists will perform a festival of live music beginning at 9 am.    Enjoy hearing a variety of bands, groups, and soloists, 8 a.m.– till.  For more information, call Denise Alexander at 318-210-1278.

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Annual Louisiana Redbud Festival Car Show
Entry Fee:  $30.00 for first car, $10.00 for second car.  All cars after 2nd, no charge.   Car/Truck Class Divisions:  1949-back, 1950-59, 1960-69, 1970-89, 1990-2010, 2011-New, Corvette, Mustang, Rat Rod, ATV, Bike,  & Truck.  There will also be Top 25, Best of Show, People's Choice, and several Shop present trophies.  Contact Chris Bain @318-584-1692 for more information.    Parade lineup begins at 1:30 p.m.   Print Entry Form

55th Annual Redbud Parade
Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.   Area participants will start from the North Caddo Magnet High School and will be greeted by thousands of spectators as they travel down Highway 1.  Parade start time is 2 p.m. Line-up will begin at 12:00 noon. Parade entries must be received by March 9, 2019.  No parade entries will be allowed Redbud Day. For more information, call Brandi Ogletree Davis at 318-347-7993 or email   Print Parade Form